From its office in Kingston, IFC operates with an integrated approach providing investments and advisory services to clients and partners in Jamaica and Guyana. Since Jamaica became a member of IFC in 1964, IFC has invested $660.6 million in the country’s private sector, including $243.3 million in syndications.*
IFC’s strategy in Jamaica is focused on improving the business environment and supporting public-private partnerships in energy, transport and logistics infrastructure, to help address climate change challenges and reach low-income individuals. IFC is also supporting financial markets development by helping micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) owners gain better access to finance, and advising banks to help them reach these underserved segments. Other key sectors for investment include tourism, manufacturing, and emerging sectors in health, education and information technology.